Subjects: Insurance, Insurance issues
Allianz Commercial to appoint 30 underwriters as part of new programme to support independent brokers
Three levels of bespoke broker support
Thirty new branch-based underwriters to be recruited
An Accelerator programme available to fast-track high potential independent brokers
In a move to further support independent brokers Allianz Commercial has launched a new model to provide a consistent, yet tailored approach to broker relationships. Brokers will be segmented into three tiers - identif
Allianz urges businesses to protect their pipes from freezing
With businesses turning the heating down or off to keep their energy costs down, Allianz Commercial is sharing tips on how to prevent water pipes and storage tanks from freezing and bursting during the winter months.
Along with leaks and flooding, burst pipes are a common cause of water damage. Allianz data shows that the cost of an escape of water claim in a commercial property last winter was
Allianz Holdings names risk director for Allianz Commercial
Allianz Holdings has announced the appointment of James Maxwell to the newly created position of risk director for its Commercial business.
Reporting to Allianz Holdings chief risk officer, John Berry, James will have responsibility for overseeing all risk matters within the Commercial lines business and will also serve as a member of the Commercial executive committee. The role will have a p
Allianz among the 29 socially impactful brands recognised in the second annual ‘Laureus Sport For Good Index’
Allianz is the only insurer to feature among the 29 brands applauded for making a positive impact through sport in the inaugural Laureus Sport for Good Index.
Laureus, the global movement that uses the power of sport to transform the lives of children and young people, and SportsPro, the leading sports media and events company, have unveiled the second annual Laureus Sport for Good Inde
Allianz launches inspection service for electric car chargers
Allianz’s engineer surveyors can now inspect charging points for electric vehicles in commercial or industrial locations, having all received training for mode 3 chargers.
Allianz calls for green repairs
Allianz is calling for green motor repairs as a way to reduce CO2 emissions.
Allianz Commercial names David Carey as MD, mid-market as part of major investment programme
Allianz Commercial has appointed David Carey to the newly created position of MD, mid-market, effective from April 2023. In this role, David will be responsible for leading Allianz Commercial’s regional trading teams, focusing delivery on key customer segments and driving profitable growth.
Allianz Commercial sees subsidence surge
Allianz Commercial recorded a significant surge in subsidence claims in September, with volumes 140% higher than the same month last year.
Allianz appoints Peter Milton as chief engineer
Allianz Engineering has appointed Peter Milton as chief engineer to succeed Peter Carless who retired.
Allianz Holdings diversifies suppliers
Allianz Holdings is striving to place more business with minority-owned suppliers through a pilot with Kaleida International, an inclusive business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for tenders.
Allianz Legal Protection boosts sales and distribution team
Jonathan Thomas from DAS joins Allianz Legal Protection as senior business developer.
Allianz Holdings welcomes 37 graduates
Allianz Holdings' first hybrid working graduate programme welcomes 37 new graduates, enrolled across six schemes.
100 students complete Allianz virtual work experience programme
Allianz Holdings welcomed 100 students from across the UK to its virtual work experience programme this Summer.
The week long programme included senior leaders from Allianz giving presentations on a range of areas across the commercial and personal businesses. Students gained an introduction to Operations, Pricing, Marketing, IT, Finance and Underwriting, and also attended an HR session providi
Allianz donates £50,000 to support diversity and inclusion in community sports
The Allianz Sports Fund has awarded £50,000 to local sports clubs to support diversity and inclusion initiatives.
The scheme which launched in 2021, allows Allianz broker partners to nominate a local sport club or team, that takes part in an Olympic or Paralympic sport, for a donation between £500-£3000.
In this latest round of funding, Allianz has supported 43 local clubs which all have a
Allianz Holdings names Alison Rayner as Chief Compliance and Corporate Affairs Officer
Allianz Holdings has appointed Alison Rayner to the newly created position of chief compliance and corporate affairs officer, effective from February 2023.
Allianz boosts regions team with three distribution appointments
Allianz Commercial promotes Victoria Ashman as strategic account manager and Jane Bond and Jess Kingdon as distribution managers.
Allianz appoints new commercial motor manager
Allianz Insurance has appointed Ben Moore as commercial motor portfolio manager.
He will be responsible for the digital motor portfolio, with a focus on delivering profitable growth and strengthening the customer proposition. He will work closely with the Digital Trading teams to ensure that Allianz’s proposition continuously evolves to meet broker and customer needs.
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Allianz Claims recruiting and training data talent
Two interns have embarked on a nine-week programme with Allianz Commercial’s claims data and insight team, and a claims data graduate will undertake three placements over the next two years.
Allianz Group announces revenue of £2.9bn in the UK
Half year results for Allianz Group released today reveal that the business continues to grow in the UK, achieving a total revenue of £2.88bn - up 12.9% on previous year.
Allianz’s insurance businesses in the UK
Total Revenue H1 2022
Total Revenue H1 2021